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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219304
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Date:10-DEC-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:IndiGo
Registration: VT-ITR
C/n / msn: 7396
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 136
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:70 km from Kolkata -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jaipur (VIJP)
Destination airport:Kolkata (VECC)
Investigating agency: AAIB India
Narrative:
IndiGo flight 6E237, an Airbus A320neo was operating on a flight from Jaipur to Kolkata, India, when smoke developed in the cockpit, cabin and lavatory.
The flight was 70 km from Kolkata and continued to the destination, where it landed safely at 17:01 UTC.
After landing the right-hand rear door was opened and the emergency slide deployed. Several passengers used the slide while the remaining passengers deplaned through the forward door via air stairs.

Sources:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/smoke-engulfs-aircraft-indigo-flight-makes-safe-emergency-landing-in-kolkata/articleshow/67037475.cms
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-itr#1ed2f243
https://www.bea.aero/les-enquetes/les-evenements-notifies/detail/event/incident-grave-de-lairbus-a320-immatricule-vt-itr-et-exploite-par-indigo-survenu-le-10122018-a-ca/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2018 08:18 harro Added
11-Dec-2018 17:47 Anon. Updated [Registration, Embed code]
24-Dec-2018 11:55 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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